#196 – October 2022 Book News

On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our October 2022 mid-month check-in, including checking in on some bookstore drama and unionizing in the publishing world.

New books and authors mentioned in our publishing news:

  • Homeseeking by Karissa Chen
  • Red by Cherry Zong
  • Prodigy by Cyrena Lee; illust by Julia Kuo
  • The Magic Lunch Box by Hanna Kim; illust by Emily Paik
  • My Mama Is a Work of Art by Hana Acabado
  • The Healers of Harlem: The Lost History of the Black Women Medical Pioneers in America’s First Desegregated City Hospital by Nina Chhita
  • The Red Car to Hollywood by Jennie Liu
  • The Shadow and the Ghost by Cat Min
  • Divining the Leaves by Shveta Thakrar
  • Letters for My Brown Self by Sarah Mughal Rana
  • Leo’s First Vote by Christina Soontornvat; illust by Isabel Roxas
  • Mami King by Jacqueline Chio-Lauri; illust Kristin Sorra
  • Once Upon a Sari by Zenia Wadhwani; illust by Avani Dwivedi
  • Chinese Menu by Grace Lin
  • Little Night Says Goodnight by Grace Lin
  • Born Naughty: My Childhood in China by Jin Wang, with Tony Johnston; illust by Anisi Baigude
  • Welcome, Pink! by Laan Cham
  • The Red Roti written by Namita Moolani Mehra; illust by Beena Mistry
  • Scroll of Heaven by Shannon Lee & Fonda Lee
  • The Rainbow Bangles by Thushanthi Ponweera; illust by Maithili Joshi
  • The Rock in My Throat by Kao Kalia Yang; illust by Jiemei Lin
  • Making a Scene by Constance Wu
  • Everyone Hates Kelsie Miller by Meredith Ireland
  • If You Could See the Sun by Ann Liang

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